I spent a few days in Dubrovnik during the height of summer. This picturesque walled town sits majestically on the shores of the Adriatic Sea. Over the horizon about 270 kilometres to the west is Italy and Bosnia can be reached just 5 kilometres inland to the east. Here you can see some sea kayaks departing to do a tour around the craggy sea cliffs which border the town. The water was perfectly suited for a swim, which is exactly how I spent the afternoon before walking the perimeter of the town wall at sunset (photos to come). The building shown here is the 11th century Fort Lovrijenac which you can tour.
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krzychu30 (15512) 2012-10-15 2:32
Dubrovnik is a beautiful city,isn´t it?I know that place well,just right from the Pile Gate.I took also some pictures from this place.Very nice and calm small bay with cristal clear water.You did a great job here.The lighting,colors and contrast are superb.Beautiful scenery.
Have a nice day
timecapturer (49288) 2012-10-15 4:52
love the blues in this shot! It makes the detail and grey tones of the rocks and walls stand out so attractively. Your usual high standard of execution and a beautifully compelling presentation.
Have a good week - Brian.
saxo042 (37794) 2012-10-15 9:15
An impressive fortress that looks fairly modern. The small red boats add a nice part of the picture too.
SteveH (6269) 2012-10-15 14:40
Hi Matt, a scenic location well presented. compostion works well, with the castle looking out over the water, forming a good diagonal. Square-ish format works well too. cheers, Steve
mvdisco (17794) 2012-10-15 18:47
Hi Matt, bonjour,
Wanderful Picture from Dubrovnik on Adriatic Sea,
Seascape, colors , point of view and old architecture of the Fort Lovrijenac are well done Matt,
Amazing colors and tone with an excellent notes of this beautiful Central Europe city..
I like the clearwater and Dof.
Bonne journée Michel
thebest (4276) 2012-10-19 3:04
What a great country to visit - firstly I like the horizon the contrast of the vibrant blues gorgeous... the cove with the boats looks very inviting...
Excellent daily life image - wonderful clarity.
Have a great weekend,
alive (1360) 2012-10-24 4:04
Here it is a very pretty photo.
With an excellent clarity.
MLINES (12516) 2012-11-02 15:37
Hi Matt, You have travelled to some great new places since we communicated before. The level horizon is good as are the various blues well captured. The off-set castle is really a postcard image and has encouraged me to see this place one day. TFS. Murray
- Copyright: Matthew Watt (Matthew-Watt) (5934)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2012-08-26
- Categories: Nature, Architecture
- Camera: CANON EOS 550D, Canon EF-S 18-55 f/3.5-5.6 IS, Hoya 58mm Circular Polarizer
- Exposure: f/8, 1/60 seconds
- More Photo Info: view
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Date Submitted: 2012-10-14 18:27